Small Bathroom, Big Impact: Maximise your Space

With thoughtful planning and creative design solutions, even the smallest apartment bathrooms can pack a big punch.


Small Bathroom, Big Impact Maximise your Space

In smaller homes and flats, maximising space without compromising style is essential, especially in smaller bathrooms. Fortunately, with the right design strategies and clever solutions, even the tiniest bathrooms can make a big impact. Let’s explore some smart bathroom ideas tailored for smaller areas.

We have used our instore experience built up over the years to help your planning to be a bit easier. Whether you’re dealing with a cramped apartment bathroom or a narrow en-suite, these ideas will help you maximise your small bathroom’s potential and create a space you’ll love.

Think Big or Think Small

Small bathrooms present unique challenges when it comes to design and functionality. Limited space can make it difficult to store all your essentials, while the lack of room can make the bathroom feel cramped and claustrophobic. However, with the right strategies and creative solutions, you can overcome these challenges and transform your small bathroom into an elegant oasis.

Let’s get down to it

Let’s dive into each idea in detail and discover how you can apply them to your own small bathroom to create a space that’s both elegant and efficient.

  • Space-Saving Fixtures and Furniture: In a small bathroom, every inch counts. Opt for compact fixtures and furniture to maximise space without sacrificing functionality. Choose a wall-mounted toilet and vanity to free up floor space and create a more open feel. Consider a corner sink or a narrow bathtub/shower combo to make the most of limited floor space.
Florida Wall Hung Toilet


Polygon Wall Hung Toilet


Vega Corner Basin

Original price was: R1,200.00.Current price is: R995.00.

Aria Small Bathroom Basin


  • Clever Storage Solutions: Utilise every available inch of space by incorporating clever storage solutions into your small bathroom design. Install floating shelves or wall-mounted cabinets to store towels, toiletries, and other essentials without taking up precious floor space. Consider built-in niches or recessed shelving in the shower area for added storage without sacrificing aesthetics.
  • Choose Light Colours and Reflective Surfaces: Light colours and reflective surfaces can help small bathrooms feel more spacious and airy. Opt for white or neutral-coloured tiles for the walls and floors to create a sense of openness. Mirrors are another excellent way to enhance the perception of space and increase natural light. Consider installing a large mirror above the vanity or across one wall to visually expand the room.
  • Multi-Functional Design Elements: In a small bathroom, every element should serve a purpose. Look for multi-functional design elements that maximise functionality without compromising style. Choose a vanity with built-in storage or a mirror cabinet with integrated lighting. Folding shower screens or sliding doors can also help maximise space in tight quarters.
T900 Single Vanity Oak - Basin & Cabinet


Vertical FRM


Scorpio Guest Vanity- Includes Basin


  • Creative Lighting Solutions: Good lighting is essential in a small bathroom to create a bright and inviting atmosphere. Incorporate a combination of overhead lighting and LED mirrors to illuminate the space effectively. Consider installing LED strip lights under cabinets or along the baseboards for a subtle glow.
  • Stay organised: Clutter can quickly overwhelm a small bathroom, so it’s essential to keep things organised and clutter-free. Invest in stylish storage solutions like baskets, bins, and drawer organisers and keep countertops clear. Regularly declutter and edit your belongings to ensure a streamlined and tidy space.

A little bathroom goes a long way

With thoughtful planning and creative design solutions, even the smallest apartment bathrooms can pack a big punch. By incorporating space-saving fixtures available instore and online at Eurotrend, maximising vertical storage, and embracing light colours and reflective surfaces, you can create a stylish and functional bathroom that feels spacious and inviting. Whether you’re renovating an existing bathroom or designing a new one from scratch, these smart ideas will help you make the most of your space. So come on, Get inspired, Unleash your creativity, and turn your small bathroom into a little slice of luxury!